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Madrid (Spain)

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  • News of the Weird: More Bang

    News of the Weird: More Bang
    American Exceptionalism: Which is more characteristically American — that a Texas company could invent an ordinary rifle that mimics a machine gun or that America's incomparable legal minds could find a loophole in existing anti-machine-gun laws...
  • Ex-Formula One test driver Maria de Villota, 33, found dead in hotel

    MADRID -- The Spanish race car driver Maria de Villota, famous for pushing the Formula One gender barrier and for the velvet patch she wore after losing her right eye in a crash last year, was found dead Friday in her hotel room in southern Spain. She was...
  • A feast awaits in Spain's Basque country

    A feast awaits in Spain's Basque country
    SAN SEBASTIAN, Spain — Some cultures take their food more seriously than others, but the Spanish may be leaders of the pack. Travelers have been coming here for the last 25 years to experience not only the growing sophistication of regional...
  • Planning your trip to Spain

    If you go THE BEST WAY TO VIGO, SPAIN From LAX, Iberia offers nonstop service to Madrid, and American, Air France, United, KLM, Delta, British, Lufthansa, US Airways and Air Canada offer connecting service (change of plane). Restricted round-trip...
  • Spain train derailment: Watch the footage

    The horrific train derailment in northwest Spain that killed at least 80 people was captured in chilling detail on security camera footage. The video, which was circulating widely Thursday, shows the train careening off the tracks as it rounded a bend,...
  • Spanish prime minister refuses to resign over corruption allegations

    Spanish prime minister refuses to resign over corruption allegations
    MADRID -- Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy on Monday refused to bow  to opposition demands that he resign, even as his party's former treasurer testified in court that Rajoy had accepted bribes for years. Luis Barcenas, the disgraced former money...
  • Spain train driver was on phone and speeding when crash occurred

    MADRID -- Data from "black box" recorders show the driver of a train that derailed and killed 79 passengers in northern Spain was on the phone while driving at almost twice the speed limit at the time of impact, a Spanish court said Tuesday. Audio...
  • Spain, Britain locked in new war of words over Gibraltar

    Spain and Britain are launched into a new battle over Gibraltar following the Spanish foreign minister’s threat to impose a hefty border-crossing fee on all vehicles entering or leaving the iconic British promontory at Spain's southern tip. The...
  • Spain derailment: Two official investigations launched

    LONDON – As the death toll rose to 78, Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy announced two separate investigations Thursday into a spectacular train derailment in northwest Spain, one of the worst railway disasters in the country’s history....
  • As Placido Domingo recovers, tenor Vicente Ombuena steps in

    As Placido Domingo recovers, tenor Vicente Ombuena steps in
    Plácido Domingo, who was hospitalized Monday in Madrid with a pulmonary embolism, will be replaced by tenor Vicente Ombuena in the Teatro Real's upcoming production of "Il Postino" by Daniel Catan. Domingo is recovering and has been ordered to rest...
  • Apple uncovers 15th century ruins at site of new store in Spain

    Apple uncovers 15th century ruins at site of new store in Spain
    It's not every day you stumble upon the ruins of a 15th century hospital, but that's exactly what happened to Apple in Spain, where it is building a store. Apple's basement construction of a new store in Madrid has reportedly unearthed the outer wall of...